Choquequirao Machu Picchu Trek 7 Days / 6 Nights

Trek Choquequirao Machu Picchu 7 días


7 Days 6 Nights




4500 masl

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04 Min - 10 Max

Choquequirao Machu Picchu Trek 7 Days / 6 Nights


$ 999.00

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Choquequirao Machu Picchu Trek 7 Days

This Choquequirao Archaeological Complex is very interesting and one of the most popular hikes in the Cusco area. This trail is located in the Salkantay Mountain range, at more than 3030m surrounded by the Apus of Yamana, Ampay, Chokecarpu, umasiyo and Panta, on the left bank of the Apurimac River. At the time of the Incas, it was linked and communicated with Machu Picchu by a complex network of roads.

The reasons are many: The fantastic nature with Valleys, Snow-capped Mountains and great variety of plants, birds and animals. Choquequiraw is considered “The last refuge of the Inca Empire”. Visitors can see a complex hydraulic system, probably for domestic, ceremonial and agricultural use. Its geographical location in reference to other complexes of the same period would tend to indicate that its function was that of an Inca enclave towards the valleys of the Apurimac River.

Choquequirao comes from the meaning chuqui which means “gold” and from the word k’iraw which means “cradle,” that is, “Cradle of gold”. It is known as the “Sacred Sister” of Machu Picchu, because it is so important for its architecture and design used in its construction.


  • Day 1: Cusco – Capulichayoc – Chiquiska – Rosalinda Beach.
  • Day 2: Rosalinda Beach – Marampata- Choquequirao.
  • Day 3: Choquequirao – Pinchiunuyoc.
  • Day 4: Pinchiunuyoc- Rio Blanco – Maizal.
  • Day 5: Maizal – Yanama – Totora – Lucmubamba.
  • Day 6: Lucmubamba- Llactapata – Aguas Calientes.
  • Day 7: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco.

Sites to visit

  • Capulichayoc, Chiquiska, Playa Rosalinda.
  • Marampata, Choquequirao.
  • Pinchiunuyoc.
  • Rio Blanco, Maizal.
  • Yanama, Totora, Lucmubamba.
  • Llactapata, Aguas Calientes.
  • Machu Picchu, Cusco.

Tour Details

  • Minimum trip duration: 5 days.
  • Maximum elevation 4,650m (15,260 ft.).
  • Start Point: Start/End Cusco.
  • Difficulty: Challenge.
  • Best season: Late spring/early fall.
  • Overnight stay: Camping.


  • Learn about the ancient ruins of Choquequirao, Machu Picchu’s “Sister City”.
  • Visit the recently discovered ruins of Picha Unuyoc.
  • Descend to the Rio Blanco for a refreshing swim in the river.
  • Climb the Abra San Juan (4150m) with views of the Cordillera Vilcabamba.
  • Finish the hike at Machu Picchu, and explore the ruins at sunrise.
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